Transport Planner

Town Planner

Gateshead

£25,000-£35,000

My client is a well-established, market-leading consultancy offering a ‘one-stop’ solution for all aspects of transport planning, highways scheme design, drainage, environmental planning, implementation and operation. They have offices in both North and South of England at Gateshead, Tyne & Wear and Farnborough, Hampshire.

Main Duties:

· Preparation of detailed Transport Assessments and Transport Statements

· Preparation of Travel Plans as well as Travel Plan Coordination

· Preparation and presentation of technical data and drawings

· Undertaking junction capacity assessments using ARCADY, PICADY and LINSIG

· Liaison with clients, contractors and local / national authorities as required

· Attendance at meetings / public consultation events as required

· Management of small / medium sized projects

· Provide support and guidance to junior staff within the team

· Taking ownership of other traffic / transport related tasks as required by your Team Leader

Requirements

Education/ Experience:

  • Degree in applicable subject; Transport Planning, Geography, Civil Engineering

· 2-5 years’ experience of UK Transport Planning standards and processes

Technical Skills:

· Advanced use of Microsoft Office software packages

· Advanced understanding of spreadsheets / presentation of technical outputs e.g. traffic flows

· Use of AutoCAD

· Proficient use of ARCADY, PICADY and LINSIG

Competencies

· Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to clearly communicate findings from complex data

· Ability to work easily and accurately with numbers

· Confident written and verbal communication skills

· Excellent problem-solving skills

· Interpersonal skills

· Self-motivated with ability to manage own workload

· Provide direction to junior staff on small / medium sized projects

· Approachable and professional manner when dealing with colleagues and clients

· Attention to detail

· Ability to work proactively and use initiative.

Benefits:

· Competitive Salary, dependent on experience

· Company pension

· Annual and on-the-spot bonuses

· Healthcare cash plan

· Competitive annual leave package

· Flexible working initiatives

· Paid membership to a professional institution (CIHT, ICE, etc)

· Subsidised social activities

· Salary sacrifice car scheme

…and more!